mukeshbalani.com | “You heard it here first…if you haven’t already heard it elsewhere”… The Massive Project to Clean Up the Ocean With a Two-Kilometer Screen Every year, eight million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean, threatening just about every marine species and ecosystem. As the global population grows and countries develop, this is only […]
Arctic sea ice extent is up 16% from last year. 2017 2016 Greenland ice growth is close to last autumn’s record high. Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Mass Budget: DMI Meanwhile, criminals in the press and academia insist that the Arctic is “melting more rapidly than expected.” 97% of government funded climate science is not […]
Why are Arctic fisheries under threat and about to disappear? Or, should we rather ask, why are so many arctic (marine) species under threat? The likelihood of Arctic fisheries disappearing increases when fishing is no longer possible and/or profitable. When the Arctic marine environment changes due to climate warming, a vast majority of Arctic marine […]
Every minute, huge quantities of plastic gets dumped in our oceans. What practical steps can we take to avoid this?
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a full screen image. Steller’s Sea Lions are the largest of the sea lions and the third largest of the pinnipeds, that class of animals that includes seals, sea lions, and walruses. Only the Elephant Seal and the Walrus are […]
A current hot topic is Plastic pollution, there is growing concern surrounding plastic pollution and with good reason, Microplastic has been reported in every major open ocean and many freshwater lakes and rivers (Rochman Et Al, 2015). What are microplastics and why are they a problem? The size of plastic pollution (Macroplastic – (>5mm), Microplastic – […]